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Recycling workers celebrate two years of success

Recycling workers celebrate two years of success

Hundreds of Alameda County recycling workers filled the Local 6 union hall on March 1 to celebrate two years of hard work that yielded dramatic improvements in wages, benefits and working conditions

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Frank Billeci, former Local 34 President passes

Frank Billeci, former Local 34 President passes

Former ILWU Local 34 President Frank Billeci died on February 1 at the age of 79.

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SF approves redevelopment of historic 1930s-era longshoremen’s hall

SF approves redevelopment of historic 1930s-era longshoremen’s hall

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on January 27 to approve the proposed redevelopment of the historic building that served as the longshoreman’s hall during the 1934 waterfront strike

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Portland ILWU members march against “Fast Track” and the TPP

Portland ILWU members march against “Fast Track” and the TPP

ILWU members in Portland joined other union and community activists on March 9 to protest the latest “free trade” agreement, called the “Trans-Pacific Partnership” (TPP). Corporate interests are trying to ram the deal through Congress using a process known as “Fast Track” – the same tactic used to streamline passage of the NAFTA with Mexico [&hellip

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Panamanian longshore workers join the ILWU

Panamanian longshore workers join the ILWU

In December the union signed an historic new contract with raises totaling more than 27% over the next four years

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ILWU solidarity marchers fill San Pedro streets

ILWU solidarity marchers fill San Pedro streets

Over 6,000 ILWU members and their families, along with community supporters and elected officials marched and rallied through the streets of San Pedro on January

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Negotiating Committee reaches tentative agreement on new Longshore contract

Negotiating Committee reaches tentative agreement on new Longshore contract

It wasn’t quick or easy, but the ILWU Longshore Negotiating Committee reached a tentative agreement for a new 5-year contract with the Pacific Maritime Association on February 20th

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Hundreds march in Tacoma for a fair contract

Hundreds march in Tacoma for a fair contract

Hundreds of longshore workers, families, and community supporters held a nighttime rally and march in downtown Tacoma. The goal was to show unity and solidarity for a fair contract – and set the record straight about the companies’ role in causing port congestion and delays

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ITF welcomes hard-fought deal for ILWU workers on US West Coast

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has welcomed a tentative agreement struck between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports of the

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PMA, ILWU Announce West Coast Waterfront Contract FMCS, Cabinet Secretaries Played Key Roles

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union today announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports

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